There are no halal means to a haram.
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I have heard a hadith, where the prophet (saws) said: There are no halal means to a haram end; and there are no haram means to a halal end, meaning that the means and end result/objective both must be halal for a deed to qualify as a halal deed.
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Prophet(saws) hadeeth authentic
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Dear and beloved brother in Islam, as much as the message of the statement declared may be absolutely true and correct, to the best of our knowledge, we have not come across or found the exact quoted narration in any of the books of the authentic and established hadiths of the Messenger of Allah (saws).
But without an iota of a doubt, both the means and the intended end result must be lawful for a deed to be accepted as good and righteous by Allah Subhanah.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 2214 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
Allah's Messenger (saws) said: O people, Allah is Good and Pure and He, therefore, accepts only that which is good and pure!
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,